Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS

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Reasons to buy the Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS

Has live view
Live view
Preview your photos
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
300 ms startup delay
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
164 ms shutter lag
Really small
Size
Prosumer size 126x98x65 mm
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS Digital Rebel XT

Size
Really small
Prosumer size 127x94x64 mm
Thickness
Thin
2.5"
 

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Advantages of the Canon Rebel XS

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Screen size
Much larger screen
2.5" vs 1.8"
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Around 40% larger screen
Live view
Has live view
Yes vs No
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Preview your photos on the camera's screen before taking them
Color depth
Better color depth
22 bits vs 21.8 bits
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Distinguishes 0.2 more bits of color
Low light performance
Lower noise at high ISO
719 ISO vs 637 ISO
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The Rebel XS has a slight edge (0.2 f-stops) in low noise, high ISO performance
Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
230k dots vs 115k dots
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2x higher resolution screen
Overall image quality
Slightly better image quality
62.0 vs 60.0
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Almost the same
True resolution
Higher true resolution
10.1 MP vs 8 MP
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Capture around 30% more detail in your photos
Dynamic range
More dynamic range
10.9 EV vs 10.8 EV
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0.1 f-stops more dynamic range
Lowest price
Cheaper
$714.86 vs $891.57
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The best price we've seen is $177 cheaper (around 20% less)
Continuous shooting
Shoots slightly faster
3 fps vs 2.8 fps
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Around 10% faster continuous shooting
Weight
Lighter
502 g vs 540 g
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Around 10% lighter
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Advantages of the Canon Rebel XT

Size
Smaller
127x94x64 mm vs 126x98x65 mm
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Almost the same
Thickness
Slightly thinner
2.5" vs 2.6"
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Almost the same
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              Compared to recent entry-level DSLRs

              Common Strengths
              Lens availability Many lenses available Help
              197 lenses
              Size Fairly small Help
              Rebel XS:126x98x65 mm
              Rebel XT:127x94x64 mm
              Thickness Very thin Help
              Rebel XS:2.6"
              Rebel XT:2.5"
              Common Weaknesses
              Movie format Do not shoot movies Help
              No movies
              Fastest shutter speed Slow max shutter speed Help
              1/4000 of a second
              Light sensitivity (boost) No boost ISO Help
              Lacks boost light sensitivity
              Lowest price Very expensive Help
              Rebel XS:$714.86
              Rebel XT:$891.57
              Autofocus No video autofocus Help
              Manual focus only
              True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
              Rebel XS:10.1 MP
              Rebel XT:8 MP
              Viewfinder coverage Below average viewfinder coverage Help
              95%
              Sensor size Very small sensors Help
              APS-C 22.2x14.8mm
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              Rebel XS:3 fps
              Rebel XT:2.8 fps
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              Rebel XS:2.5"
              Rebel XT:1.8"
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              Rebel XS:230k dots
              Rebel XT:115k dots
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              1,600 ISO
              Viewfinder size Below average viewfinder size Help
              Rebel XS:0.50x
              Rebel XT:0.49x
              Dynamic range Poor dynamic range Help
              Rebel XS:10.9 EV
              Rebel XT:10.8 EV
              Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
              Risk of blur
              Weather sealed Neither is weather sealed Help
              Need to shelter it from weather
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Overall image quality Low image quality Help
              Rebel XS:62.0
              Rebel XT:60.0
              Color depth Poor color depth Help
              Rebel XS:22 bits
              Rebel XT:21.8 bits
              Low light performance Above average noise at high ISO Help
              Rebel XS:719 ISO
              Rebel XT:637 ISO

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              Disadvantages

              Canon Rebel T3

              Canon Rebel T3

              Entry-level DSLR

              $389 - $418 body only

              $399 - $520 with 18-55mm lens

              Movie format Records lower quality movies
              Screen size Has a significantly larger screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Size Is much larger
              Canon Rebel T3i

              Canon Rebel T3i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $499 - $550 body only

              $549 - $630 with 18-55mm lens

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Dynamic range Has slightly wider dynamic range
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Canon EOS Digital Rebel XSi

              Canon EOS Digital Rebel XSi

              Entry-level DSLR

              $899 body only

              $749 with 18-55mm lens

              Screen size Has a much larger screen
              Viewfinder size Slightly larger viewfinder
              Nikon D3100

              Nikon D3100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $272 - $387 body only

              $410 with 18-55mm lens

              Low light performance Is slightly less noisy at high ISO
              Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
              Thickness Is thicker
              Size Is significantly larger
              Canon EOS Rebel T5

              Canon EOS Rebel T5

              Entry-level DSLR

              $440 - $450 with 18-55mm lens

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Dynamic range Has slightly wider dynamic range
              Thickness Is thicker
              Size Is much larger
              Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi

              Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi

              Entry-level DSLR

              $1,000 body only

              $1,600 with 17-85mm lens

              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Shutter lag Has slightly more shutter lag
              Canon Rebel T5i

              Canon Rebel T5i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $599 - $750 body only

              $597 - $700 with 18-55mm lens

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Screen size Has a much larger screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier

              Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS Competitors

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              No significant competitors found that are specific to the Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS.

              Canon EOS Digital Rebel XT Competitors

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